8 Aug 2019, 9am
8 Aug 2019, 10am
“The Sinfonietta blended rigour with the expressive depth in Hans Abrahamsen’s Schnee." – The Guardian
From the delicacy of a single snowflake, whispering as it falls from the sky, to vast, impenetrable snowdrifts and snow-laden landscapes—the London Sinfonietta returns to the Esplanade Concert Hall with the Singapore premiere of Hans Abrahamsen’s monumental and ethereal masterpiece, Schnee.
The ensemble will also present the late Oliver Knussen’s inventive Songs Without Voices as a tribute to the esteemed composer-conductor, as well as Singapore composer Diana Soh’s Modicum, which will be performed together with Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music’s OpusNovus.
Diana Soh Modicum (2019) **
Oliver Knussen Songs Without Voices (1992)
Hans Abrahamsen Schnee (2008)
** Performed by London Sinfonietta together with OpusNovus
Catch After Hours: Steve Reich’s Double Sextet by OpusNovus at the Annexe Studio right after.
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Approximately 2 hours, with 20 minutes intermission
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About London Sinfonietta
The London Sinfonietta is one of the world’s finest contemporary music ensembles with a reputation built on cutting-edge programming and virtuosic performances. Founded in 1968, the ensemble has commissioned nearly 400 new works, and premiered many hundreds more.
Resident at Southbank Centre and Artistic Associates at Kings Place, with a busy touring schedule across the UK and abroad, its core is 16 Principal Players, representing some of the best solo and ensemble musicians in the world. Having held a world-leading position in education and participation work for many years, the London Sinfonietta continues this with a belief that arts participation is transformational to individuals and communities, and new music is relevant to people’s lives.
OpusNovus is a versatile contemporary music ensemble composed of musicians from Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, NUS. Its programmes often feature works by internationally renowned composers, and lesser-known gems of the contemporary repertoire. OpusNovus also seeks to promote music by composers based in Singapore and around the region, as well as works by conservatory students, faculty and alumni.
The ensemble has collaborated with guest artists and ensembles such as Steven Schick, Ensemble Multilaterale, Trio Surplus, Ensemble Modern, and Wu Xian. OpusNovus is a resident ensemble for the Conservatory’s annual Young Composer’s Academy.
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